Reece Shearsmith

Watch Wheatley Wherever!

The long awaited A Field In England – the fourth film from Sightseers director Ben Wheatley – has been given a release date, and in a rather bold move, it’s not just in cinemas… The picture is set to be unleashed on Friday 5th July across various platforms, making [...]

May 9, 2013 // 5 Comments

The End Is Nigh…

The first teaser trailer for The World’s End premiered today. The film reunites the creative trio behind the enormously brilliant Shaun Of The Dead and the somehow even better Hot Fuzz for the third and final film in their infamous Cornetto trilogy.  Stars Simon Pegg & Nick Frost [...]

May 8, 2013 // 0 Comments

Psychobitches Returns

One-off sketch show Pyschobitches will return for a full series in 2013. The Sky Arts show features The Day Today legend Rebecca Front as The Therapist – who interviews history’s most famous women about their obsessions and psychoses.  The pilot episode featured Catherine Tate, [...]

December 18, 2012 // 2 Comments

A Field In England, A Print On Your Wall

We’re all super excited by the prospect of A Field In England – the forthcoming civil war on mushrooms movie from Ben Wheatley. With Richard Glover and Julian Barratt amongst its ensemble cast, which also features the brilliant Michael Smiley (Kill List, Spaced) and Reece [...]

December 10, 2012 // 1 Comment

Park-Inside No. 9

IT Crowd‘s Katherine Parkinson and Horrible Histories Ben Willbond have been confirmed as one of the cast appearing in Steve Pemberton and Reece Shearsmith‘s new TV project for BBC2. Inside No. 9 (the working title) will consist of six separate 30-minute stories about what goes on [...]

December 8, 2012 // 1 Comment

Feeling The Love For Sightseers

Yesterday evening saw the UK Premier of Sightseers, the movie by director Ben Wheatley, featuring Alice Lowe and Steve Oram. We’ve been getting excited about it for a while now, and it appears that we’re not alone! Following yesterday’s screening at the BFI London Film [...]

October 21, 2012 // 0 Comments

Bad Sugar Sweetens Channel 4

Bad Sugar – the one-off grandiose soap-spoof featuring Julia Davis, Sharon Horgan and Olivia Colman, is set to return. The spoof of Dallas and Dynasty, given a thoroughly British twist, was one of the highlights of the recent Funny Fortnight for the broadcaster. Written by Peep [...]

September 13, 2012 // 0 Comments

A Field In England

Ben Wheatley‘s rise as one of the country’s leading directors continues with the announcement of his next project, A Field In England – which again features some familiar faces from the realm of Booshdom. The director of Sightseers, Kill List and Down Terrace is to shoot [...]

September 4, 2012 // 2 Comments

Funny Fortnight Favourites!

Details have emerged of the exact transmission times for much of the programming in Channel 4’s Funny Fortnight – which features a number of TVO faces in new productions and old favourites. These include Julia Davis and Sharon Horgan in Bad Sugar, Matt Berry in Toast Of [...]

August 13, 2012 // 3 Comments

Funny Fortnight Forthcoming!

Channel 4 have released more details of their Funny Fortnight next month, which features more than a smattering of TVO regulars and influences. Over 30 hours of programming across two weeks of television, the season promises brand new shows, excellent stand up and familiar faces staging their [...]

July 20, 2012 // 0 Comments

Channel 4’s Comedy Celebration

Channel 4 will be marking its 30th anniversary with a fortnight of exciting new comedy – and there are a number of TVO-related artists in the mix! One of the highlights of  Channel 4’s Funny Fortnight is a brand new sitcom, Toast of London, co-written by and starring Matt Berry. Matt [...]

June 16, 2012 // 0 Comments

A Historical Return & Gents Reunited!

Next week sees the launch of the new series of CBBC smash Horrible Histories, featuring Ealing Live veterans Simon Farnaby and Ben Willbond. The historical educational comedy sketch show, inspired by the Terry Deary books, has been winning awards left, right and centre, and this fourth series [...]

April 2, 2012 // 0 Comments

More Joyously Horrible History

New episodes of Horrible Histories will be hitting our TV screens soon! The new series starts on 9th April on CBBC, although detailed listings are not yet available. This will be Series 4 of the multi-award-winning comedy sketch show for kids, and it features twelve standard and three special [...]

March 22, 2012 // 0 Comments

Pour Some Bad Sugar On Me

Julia Davis and Sharon Horgan will star in new spoof telenovela style melodrama Bad Sugar. The half-hour pilot for Bad Sugar was recently commissioned by Channel 4. The show will star the highly acclaimed comic actresses Julia Davis, Olivia Colman and Sharon Horgan. The actresses have also [...]

December 3, 2011 // 5 Comments

Booshniverse Stars Appear In Psychoville

Two familiar faces from the realm of TVO have now appeared in the second series of black comedy Psychoville, which, if you were not watching it already, you really should have been… The cult show, written by and starring Reece Shearsmith and Steve Pemberton [half of the team behind The [...]

June 2, 2011 // 0 Comments

Shearsmith Joins The Bear

A couple of weeks ago we reported that Julian Barratt and Julia Davis would be appearing together in a production of the Chekhov play, ‘The Bear’.  A recent tweet by writer/actor Reece Shearsmith (League of Gentleman, Psychoville), has revealed that he will be co-starring in the [...]

July 27, 2010 // 3 Comments